Principal Analyst, Datamonitor Healthcare
Amanda has been tracking corporate strategy and business development activities in the biopharma and medtech industries for more than 15 years. She is a senior pharma consultant with Informa Pharma Custom Intelligence, where she works with pharma and biotech clients on disease landscaping and market opportunity assessments, building on her expertise in searching and mining Informa Pharma’s portfolio of pharmaceutical intelligence solutions. Amanda has been with Informa since 2005 (through the acquisitions of Elsevier Business Intelligence and Windhover Information). Prior to joining the consulting team, she was a Principal Analyst with Datamonitor Healthcare, where she identified and highlighted trends in corporate strategy and deal making across various markets, including regenerative medicine and immuno-oncology. Prior to Datamonitor Healthcare, Amanda was a deals analyst and later the research manager for Informa Pharma biopharma and medtech deals database. Before joining Informa, Amanda spent five years at Purdue Pharma, working as a market research analyst and information searcher. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry-Business from the University of Scranton, and a Master of Science in Library & Information Science from Long Island University.
Areas of Expertise Deals
Industry Experience BioPharmaceutical Medical Device
Writes for In Vivo Pink Sheet Scrip
Latest From Amanda Micklus
RNA Medicines: Advancements Leading To Investments
Improvements in generating, purifying, and delivering RNA material, as well as addressing challenges with degradation by enzymes, have made the RNA class more attractive to drug developers.
The Biopharma A List: Taking The Pulse Of Newco Creation
The market for new company creation in the biopharma sector remains healthy and poised to continue fostering the establishment of start-ups, based on a new In Vivo study of the strong initial investments that pharma and biotech companies receive.
Seven Key Success Factors In Market Opportunity Assessments
In conducting pharma market opportunity assessments, there are several best practices that exist and common mistakes to avoid. In Vivo shares expert learnings from Pharma Intelligence’s Custom Intelligence leaders.
Solutions Exist To Regenerative Medicine's Most Pressing Manufacturing Challenges
Experts share what they believe are the solutions to key manufacturing challenges, such as lowering cost of goods and centralized manufacturing, in the cell and gene therapy sector.
EU Gene Therapy Submissions, Approvals Expected To Pick Up In 2021
Coming year could feature first-time approvals in the EU for at least five gene therapies.
Deals In Depth: February 2020
Sangamo licensed Biogen zinc finger protein transcription factor candidates in an alliance worth over $2bn. Exercising an option it gained in 2017, Takeda bought celiac disease-focused PvP Biologics for up to $330m in earn-outs. A strong showing of IPOs prompted biopharma financing to increase from last month.